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Are the Trumps running the government, or selling beans?

Discussion in 'North American Politics' started by fantome profane, Jul 15, 2020.

  1. fantome profane

    fantome profane Keep safe, and keep your neighbours safe.
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    Just when you think it cant possibly get anymore shameful or embarrassing for the country, it does.
     
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    February-Saturday Devil Worshiper

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    The more you eat, the more you tethics violation.
     
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    sun rise "This is the Hour of God"
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    Criminal behavior on their part? They believe that they can literally get away with murder, Donald said that. So what's another crime to a criminal enterprise but business as usual.
     
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    Just when you thought they couldn't get any worse...

    OR is it just another distraction tactic. One to get Dems focusing on the wrong thing?
     
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  7. fantome profane

    fantome profane Keep safe, and keep your neighbours safe.
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    I think it is intended as a distraction, but that does not mean we should completely ignore it.

    To the Trump administration ethics are something to be mocked, violating them has no consequences. If this kind of thing is just ignored, they are proven right.

    I am not saying the Dems need to go ballistic about this, or ignore other more serious issues. But this at least needs to be pointed out for what it is.
     
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    Terry Sampson ζει

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    I've never been a fan of black beans, but I have to admit: putting a can in the hands of Ivanka Trump definitely enhances their "sex appeal". LOL! Is Ivanka's cameo appearance on behalf of Goya beans ethically wrong or shameless support for a company facing boycotters denouncing the CEO's blessing of Trump's business acumen? Hmmm, ... the photo setting could have been worse, I think. The Donald could have been holding the beans, in the White House, with the caption: "Black beans matter!" Now THAT would have been outrageous.
     
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    Now Trump's supporters will be spewing hot air from both ends.
     
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    I am Goya
    of the bare field, by the enemy’s beak gouged
    till the craters of my eyes gape
    I am grief


    I am the tongue
    of war, the embers of cities
    on the snows of the year 1941
    I am hunger


    I am the gullet
    of a woman hanged whose body like a bell
    tolled over a blank square
    I am Goya


    O grapes of wrath!
    I have hurled westward
    the ashes of the uninvited guest!
    and hammered stars into the unforgetting sky – like nails
    I am Goya
     
  11. Polymath257

    Polymath257 Think & Care
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    As if nepotism itself wasn't wrong.
     
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    Polymath257 Think & Care
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    I thought the goal was to clean the swamp rather than stock it with more swamp-things.

    Corruption and nepotism are rampant in this administration.
     
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    It's hard to say. It could be also interpreted as satire, not a serious or deliberate intent to sell a product. That doesn't make it right, and I'm not sure how it will impact in the polls. But I don't think anyone is going to be charged with a crime over this.
     
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    Beans cure COVID.
     
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    metis aged ecumenical anthropologist

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    Oh, that's good!!! :D

    Not the "hot air" though.:(
     
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    It definitely runs in the family. Me me me me me. The Trump's are entitled brats.

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    I notice supporters of the orange clown often do this. When the Great Leader says something or does something that's absolutely inexcusable they claim he's just doing it to 'rile up the Democrats'... THEN they can complain that Democrats have an unnatural hatred of the president, whose primary goal appears to be to rile Democrats up.

    Same pathetic song and dance as always.
     
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    Beans are good, especially black beans.

    Ah well, these days of cancel culture. :shrug:
     
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    So you support Black Beans Matter?
     
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